Food and Nutrition Assistance

Health Services

Column 1 CTA

Public Housing

Column 2 CTA

Social Services

Column 3 CTA

Veteran’s Services

Column 4 CTA

Food and Nutrition Assistance

Food and Nutrition programs offer assistance with purchasing nutritional food to qualifying individuals or families.

  • Food and Nutrition Services: Food and Nutrition Services, frequently referred to as Food Stamps, offers monthly financial allotments to families within the United States poverty guidelines to help end hunger and improve nutrition and health. For more information, click here; to apply through the North Carolina Human Services’ online program, click here.
  • WIC: Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, provides supplemental food, nutritional counseling, breastfeeding support and access to health services to low-income pregnant or breastfeeding women, infants and children up to their fifth birthday. Find more information, or apply in person at Brunswick County Health Services, the Shallotte WIC office (150-9 Holden Beach Road in the East Gate Plaza), or the Leland WIC office (1492 Village Road NE in the Family Resource Center). Full locations and hours of all WIC offices are available online.  WIC is an equal opportunity provider.  

Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County now requires individuals to first visit our website for services and to contact county departments via phone or email to see if we can assist you virtually to support social distancing for our residents and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an in-person visit to a county office is necessary, you will need to schedule an appointment first via the phone and/or email listed below.



(910) 253-2250
(888) 428-4429
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Mailing Address


News & Events

Get the latest updates and happenings on events throughout the county.

Latest News

Read More Health and Human Services News

Latest Events

See Event Calendar